To plays a crucial role in meeting the College of American Pathologists' (CAP's) legislative goals. By pooling the voluntary contributions of pathologists across the country, PATHPAC supports candidates for elected office who have demonstrated their responsiveness to the concerns of our profession. PathPAC helps ensure pathology's voice is heard on Capitol Hill—and beyond—regarding legislative issues critical to laboratory medicine.
|Time Commitment Requirements|
|Number of face-to-face meetings||2|
|Length of meetings||1 day|
|Typical meeting days||Saturday|
|Meeting locations||One meeting takes place in Washington, DC.|
|Number of conference calls||4|
|Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings||Member 5, Vice-Chair 5, Chair 5|
|Additional travel or time commitments||Minimal|
Activities of Committee
- Act as steward of the College's Political Action Committee.
- Determines the strategies for member solicitation, as well as the disbursements to federal candidates.
Expertise or Experience
- Board members should have a basic knowledge of the political process
Benefits of Committee Membership
- Gain valuable political insight and opportunities to interact with members of Congress on occasion
- Gain opportunities to speak at CAP meetings